Pittsburgh Penguins' Jarome Iginla (12) scores a goal on the New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov during the first period of their Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference NHL quarterfinal game in Uniondale, New York, May 5, 2013. (REUTERS)
UNIONDALE - Chris Kunitz was relieved.
It was more than just getting the overtime winner to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 5-4 win and a 2-1 lead in their intensely-competitive Eastern Conference quarterfinal against the upset-minded New York Islanders.
The Penguins winger was holding himself accountable for the fact the game in front of a raucous crowd at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum was even in overtime.